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Barclays Hackathon: Fighting for the Future of Banking

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More than 1,000 fintech pioneers from two continents took part in a ground-breaking hackathon, organised by Barclays, to develop innovative technologies with the potential to revolutionise the banking sector.

 
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More than 1,000 fintech pioneers from two continents took part in a ground-breaking hackathon, organised by Barclays, to develop innovative technologies with the potential to revolutionise the banking sector.

 

Girl Power Comes to STEM Education

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According to recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, women make up 47 percent of the total U.S. workforce, but are much less represented in particular science and engineering occupations. They comprise 39 percent of chemists and material scientists, 28 percent of environmental scientists and geoscientists, 16 percent of chemical engineers, and just 12 percent of civil engineers.*

Where are all the women? They are coming on strong—and starting to make their mark in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

And the Hackathon 4Good Winners Are....

Announcing the winners of NetSuite.org's 3rd Annual Hackathon Competition
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We’re thrilled to announce the winners of our third NetSuite.org Hackathon 4Good! During the pre-conference day at SuiteWorld, the teams spent nearly 12 straight hours brainstorming, white boarding, and coding.

Spotlight Shines on Nonprofits at SuiteWorld 2016

A Sneak Peek of NetSuite's Annual Conference for Nonprofits
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With growing numbers of nonprofit organizations discovering how much NetSuite can help them, it's no wonder the upcoming SuiteWorld conference in San Jose will offer more content designed with the nonprofit sector in mind than any previous SuiteWorld.

Booz Allen Hamilton Employees Join Delmar Loop Social Impact Hackathon

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A group of Booz Allen Hamilton (BAH) employees joined data scientists, designers, engineers, students from Washington University and members of the Delmar Loop community in Saint Louis, MO for the Delmar Loop Social Impact Hackathon this month.

AT&T Launches CLETeenHack for Civic Engagement

By Adam Grzybicki
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Recently, AT&T and Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) launched CLETeenHack, a 9 week programming contest for high school students in northeast Ohio.

Booz Allen Data Scientists Participate in Hackathon to End Human Trafficking

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Booz Allen Hamilton hosted the second in its Hackathon for Social Good Series on Saturday, February 6 at the firm’s McLean, VA campus. Nearly 50 Booz Allen data scientists volunteered their time and expertise to explore a variety of data sources and develop automated approaches for mapping networks of illicit massage businesses (IMBs) currently operating in the US. An illicit massage business is one that uses the cover of a legitimate bodywork or massage business to provide commercial sex.

Animal Shelter Adoption Hackathon Puts Data Science to Use for Social Good

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Businesses, government agencies, and organizations of all types – from the NFL to the CDC – are using data science to solve tough challenges, plan strategically, and ensure growth. But from its inception, the discipline of data science has also concerned itself with harnessing the power of data to effect positive change in the world. To that end, close to 50 Booz Allen data scientists volunteered their expertise to look for ways to improve animal care and adoption.

Let Your Geek Flag Fly

By Gabe Brambila and Roman Smith
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“I created this app in a weekend.” “I used several of AT&T’s APIs.” “I coded in C++.” “I used Linux.”

Along with tables filled with empty Red Bull cans and people in pink onesies, those are just parts of conversations we heard this past weekend at the 2016 AT&T Developers Summit and Hackathon held in Las Vegas prior to International CES. To those who are not hackers (like us), the experience was definitely intriguing.

Booz Allen Hamilton Joins Hackathon to Prevent Veteran Suicide

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On December 12, Booz Allen Hamilton joined the White House, Bayes Impact, the National Institutes of Health, and the Department of Veteran Affairs in a series of events held in five cities across the US to promote mental health and prevent suicide.

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